Ascot 2022 Day 1: Round Up

Notable hats at the races today with royal connections:

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Countess of Mountbatten of Burma and her daughter, Lady Alexandra Hooper. The third photo shows Lady De Mauley in a lace coat and ecru straw percher hat trimmed with flowers and feathers

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Lady Carolyn Warren in a pink Bretton with windowpane sinamay brim extension and flying bow; Carole Middleton in a headpiece of black rolled sinamay leaves and a wired dotted veil brim

These additional hats caught my eye today:

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Designer Larisa Archakova in a dress of her own design and Anna Gilder hat



Aleks Cvetkovic in Lock & Co.

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Milliner & fashion designer Yuan Li in her own designs; Charlotte Hawkins in a Lisa Von Hallwyl hat with silk abaca bow



Natalie Mehmet-Guest in Rachel Trevor Morgan



Unknown racegoer in a John Boyd hat and Stewart Parvin dress



Scarlett Gray in Martha Lynn Millinery and a Suzannah London dress. Gorgeous!

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Milliners Lisa Tan and Gail Hayden-Staph in their own designs

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Headpiece by Nataliya Couture

And that’s a wrap for Day 1! What hats stood out to you today?

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What non-royal hats did you admire at the races today?

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10 thoughts on “Ascot 2022 Day 1: Round Up

  1. Penny is unfailingly elegant. Love Scarlett Gray’s entire look except the shoes. Glad to see the lovely Ukraine-inspired headpiece.

  2. What wonderful posts from Day 1 of Royal Ascot. Thank you Hat Queen.

    Countess Mountbatten and her daughter Lady Alexandra are very elegant. Two beautiful hats.

    Lady Carolyn Warren’s hat is fab, I love the flying bow.

    Charlotte Hawkins, Scarlett Gray and Rosie Tapner all wearing stunning hats.

  3. Fine looks from the Countess Mountbatten of Burma, Lady Alexandra, and Lady de Mauley. Here are a couple of just released closeups of the Countess’ hat (presumably made by Dillon Wallwork):
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    The Crown Prince of Dubai was also in attendance and presumably wore a top hat at some point:
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    So glad to see Lady Carolyn Warren in something new and such a vibrant color like this. Unfortunately this was a rare hat and outfit misstep for Carole Middleton IMO.

    Another hat that stood out to me (beyond all the fantastic ones already featured) was Belinda Strudwick’s scarlet top hat and trouser suit:
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